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North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida Job Growth

There were 301,700 jobs in North Port, Florida in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 338,378 employed persons for the month. North Port lost 600 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,523 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare North Port job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 301,700 -600 -13,400
CPS 338,378 +2,523 -22,621

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

North Port, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for North Port as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for North Port, Florida

CES employment for North Port peaked in February 2020 at 318,600. Since then 16,900 jobs have been lost in North Port according to the employer survey. From a trough of 270,800 in April 2020, North Port has gained 30,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 362,153 for North Port in February 2020. 23,775 jobs have been lost in North Port since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 281,791, North Port has added 56,587 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

North Port, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 301,700 -600 338,378 2,523
October 2020 302,300 4,500 335,855 2,997
September 2020 297,800 1,600 332,858 1,374
August 2020 296,200 1,000 331,484 16,315
July 2020 295,200 -1,200 315,169 1,937
June 2020 296,400 14,000 313,232 20,136
May 2020 282,400 11,600 293,096 11,305
April 2020 270,800 -45,300 281,791 -69,731
March 2020 316,100 -2,500 351,522 -10,631
February 2020 318,600 1,600 362,153 1,036
January 2020 317,000 1,500 361,117 -669
December 2019 315,500 400 361,786 787